Local teams do well at Border Wars

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3.6.2013.BorderWars.1SHERIDAN — Sheridan College held its 11th annual Border Wars FFA Competition Wednesday, hosting a total of 24 teams consisting of 93 students from Wyoming and South Dakota. Students participated in an Agriculture Issues Forum, Agricultural Sales and Environmental and Natural Resources contests.

Results from the Border Wars Competition are as follows:

Agriculture Issues Forum:
1. Buffalo FFA (Misty Ballek, Jordan Skovgard, Kameesha Morris, Kelsi Klaahsen, Paige Hutton and Haven Ruby)
2. Burns FFA (Mardi O’Neal, Claire Streeter, Harley Steege, Rachel Derner and Hunter Petsch)

Agricultural Sales:
1. Clear Creek FFA at Arvada-Clearmont (Sara Ellingrod, Joey Tschida, KayLee Stidham and Lena Frappier)
2. Burns FFA (Claire Streeter, Colton Wright, Hunter Petsch and Rachel Derner)
3. Buffalo FFA (Misty Ballek, Cody Ballek, Sammi Burton and Trevor Spayner)

The top individual and top senior in Agricultural Sales was Joey Tschida from Clear Creek FFA.

Environmental and Natural Resources:
1. Buffalo FFA (Seth Theiele, Connor Oaks, Wyatt Blakeman and Cahill Ellenwood)
2. John B. Kendrick FFA at Sheridan High School (Hayden Legerski, Nate Kane, Hailey Ligocki and Caleb Green)
3. Newcastle FFA (Billie Gordon, Joey Danens, Asten Marchant and Lynnell Hansen)
The top individual in Environmental and Natural Resources was Baileigh Rodriguez from Buffalo FFA and the top senior in the contest was Nate Kane from John B. Kendrick FFA in Sheridan.

First-place teams received Sheridan College Border Wars sweatshirts, while second and third place teams received long-sleeve and short-sleeve Border Wars T-shirts, respectively. The top senior in the Agricultural Sales and Environmental and Natural Resources contests were offered scholarships to attend Sheridan College in the fall.

By |March 8th, 2013|

About the Author:

Kristen Czaban joined The Sheridan Press staff in 2008 and covered beats including local government, cops and courts and the energy industry. In 2012, she was promoted and now serves as the managing editor for The Press. Czaban has a journalism degree from Northwestern University.